I recently read this statement as a headline for a report published by the CIPD.
I recently chaired a panel interviewing inspiring women from different countries and backgrounds who have become recognised technology leaders in their fields. There was a lot of collective wisdom about how these women had navigated their careers and succeeded in becoming technology leaders. Here are three highlights from our conversation with the talented Sabah Carter, CIO of News Corp, Judith van de Pas, CIO of Shell Retail and May Yap, Global CIO of Jabil.
Career paths are not linear
When an estimated four million women around the world took part in the Women’s March in January 2017 it was clear that a movement was afoot. Both the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns have called out sexual discrimination across the board starting with the heady heights of Hollywood and the powerhouses of government, down to businesses and organizations.
Legislatively, gender pay gap reporting came into force in the UK in April 2018 requiring organizations to publish their gender pay gap. However, there is still a long way to go…
In part 6 of this exclusive series, Nadia Nagamootoo discusses her top tips for helping reduce the expected 217 years for global gender parity. Nadia highlights the importance of obtaining buy-in from leaders at board level, by ensuring they have the knowledge required to push this cultural change.
In part 3 of this exclusive series, Nadia Nagamootoo discusses how organisations can create a more equal playing field for men and women alike within the organisation. She looks at the importance of culture in creating gender parity for men.